Marine Institute

Oceanographic Services - Manager

Vacancy Area: 
Director / Senior Management

Summary of the Role:

The Section Manager will lead OS work with MI and other agencies and Higher Education Institutes at national and international level and work with colleagues and other partners as appropriate in supporting and developing new research and service-development projects funded through national, EU and other sources. You will lead the development and implementation of existing projects/programmes and identify and generate new R&D projects/programmes and related value-added activities, strengthening the contribution of oceanographic services to the delivery of monitoring and advisory services to Government and research activities underpinning the sustainable development and management of marine resources. The activities of OS will focus on two main areas operational oceanographic services for Government and oceanographic research underpinning these services.

The OS Section Manager will be required to assess stakeholder requirements for oceanographic data and to define products and services that can meet these demands. The Manager will play a key role in the development and delivery of online services using oceanographic data including operational modelling services. He/she will also be responsible for working in partnership with staff across the Institute to deliver value-added products and services to a wide range of programmes. The OS Section Manager will work across a broad range of disciplines and in partnership with a range of participants in the public and private sectors, to stimulate appropriate R&D initiatives based on clearly defined needs. A full job description can be downloaded here.

Duration of Contract:

This temporary specified purpose contract of employment will run for a duration of up to 60 months to provide Career Break Cover. The successful candidate will be on probation for a 12 month probation period.

How to Apply:

A C.V. and letter of application, summarising experience and skill set applicable to the position should be sent to Human Resources at the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway. All correspondence for this post should quote reference OSIS/SM-OS/Jun-2015.

Closing date for applications:

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 17:00 on Wednesday 1st July 2015. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

The Marine Institute is an equal opportunities employer

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 1 July, 2015